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SPR 2018

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9 VACCINATIONS FOR YOUNG ADULTS Vaccination can help prevent meningococcal disease. Health officials recommend routine vaccination of adolescents and young adults because they have a higher risk for this infection than others. People of all ages with certain other risk conditions should also be vaccinated. Source: National Meningitis Association > Bronze medal recipient in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, Sochi, Russia > Co-founder of Adaptive Action Sports in 2005 to help introduce other people with physical challenges to action sports > Skateboarder, wakeboarder, runner, mountain bike rider > One of the most commercially successful Paralympic/ adaptive athletes in the world > Guest on TLC's "Say Yes to the Dress" in 2016 > Star of a 2015 Super Bowl ad for the Toyota Camry > Second-place winner on ABC- TV's "Dancing with the Stars" in 2014 as the first double- amputee contestant > Participant in Oprah's "The Life You Want Weekend" tour in 2014 > Competitor in CBS-TV's "The Amazing Race" in 2012 with her now-husband Daniel Gale Amy Purdy's biggest strides PHOTO BY JULIANNE O'NEILL " With any type of performance, I spend a lot of time first visualizing it from start to finish before even stepping on stage or the start gates. If you can see it and you can believe it, then you can achieve it." – Amy Purdy w w w . s a m c . c o m S P R I N G 2 0 1 8 H E A LT H Y S P I R I T

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